Author Guidelines

The journal «Metrology and instruments» submits for publications articles in Ukrainian and English languages.

Articles submitted to «Metrology and instruments» journal should be original and unpublished contributions and should not be under consideration for any other publication at the same time. Responsibility for the contents of the paper rests upon the authors and not upon the editors or the publisher. Authors of submitted papers should familiarize themselves with copyright transfer to «Metrology and instruments» journal.

The papers have to be prepared according to the ethical standards in publishing.

Submission of papers

Paper submission is free of charge. A submission must include the corresponding author's complete name, affiliation, address, phone and fax numbers, ORCID and e-mail address. All papers for consideration by «Metrology and instruments» should be submitted by e-mail to the journal Executive Editor.

Manuscript preparation

For easier correction, the proposed article should be sent in two format files: WORD and PDF.

Manuscript text format. Use Microsoft Word format (file extension * .doc, * .docx, * .rtf). The text should conform to the bibliographical and stylistical requirements. Use Times New Roman 14 pt as the font, line spacing 1.5 lines (29-30 lines per page). Page margins should be 2 cm from each side. The text must contain references to all the figures, diagrams and tables.

For easy reference relevant text passages may be marked in bold or cursive. Do not use underline. Word count: articles should between 20000 and 30000 characters including spaces (18000-20000 signs including spaces for literature reviews, 5000 signs including spaces for short messages). All the word wraps, double spaces, double line breaks must be removed from the text (automatically using Microsoft Word service «find and replace».

File containing the text of the article must also include all the information for the publication (including figures and tables).

Manuscript structure must correspond to the template (depending from the type of the article).


Article title

Authors. Authors' last names must be preceded by initials (O. Velychko, T. Gordienko).

Affiliation. Use complete institution name without abbreviations). After the institution name followed by comma list the city and country of location. If autors from different institutions participated in the investigation, then authors' and institutions' names should be concordated using the upper register digital indexes.

Abstract (for original investigations) must be structured as follows: aim, matherials and methods, results, conclusion).

The abstract must completely correspond to the content of the article. The text volume should not exceed 1200 signs including spaces.

Key words. Provide 3-10 key words for futher indexation of the article by search systems). Key words should coincide in Ukrainian and English.

Annotation in English

Article title. English title should be grammatically correct and completely reflect Ukrainian title.

Author names. Authors' names must be given as in the external passport or as given in previously published articles. The authors who submit their first publication and do not have an external passport have to use the KMU-2010 transliteration standard.

Affiliation. Provide OFFICIAL English translation of the institution name.

Abstract. English version of the abstract should have the same content and structure (Aim, Matherials and Methods, Results, Conclusions) as Ukrainian one.

The article should be structured in accordance with the requirements of HAC of Ukraine from 15.01.2003 №7-05/1  «On  increasing  requirements  for professional  publications,  listed  HAC  Ukraine» and  contain subsections:

  • Statement of the problem in general and its relationship with the current scientific and practical tasks;
  • Analysis of recent research and publications in which is started a solution of the problem;
  • Selection of the unsolved aspects of the problem, which is devoted to this article;
  • Formulation of the aims of article (problem);
  • Basic material with full justification of scientific results;
  • The conclusions of this study and the prospects for further research in this

Requirements for references

Structure of bibliographical reference to the Cyrillic sourse:

  • Authors' names and initials (transliteration);
  • transliterated name of the article or its English translation;
  • transliterated name of the sourse (journal, conference, year of publication, volume, number);
  • Digital identificator doi (required)
  • for the monograph publisher's imprint should be given (place of imprint, publishing house, quantity of pages).

References list arrangement:

  1. If the cited article is written in Cyrillic, use Latinic transliteration for its bibliographical description.
  2. Describe Cyrillic sourses using automatic transliteration systems:

Ukrainian transliteration:

  1. Edit the references list according to Vancouver stylе standard:
  • remove special signs in transliterated description («//», «/», «–»);
  • correct the pages name (12 p. instead of 12 s.);
  • add [In Ukrainian] at the end.

Reference list adjustment

Give the reference list at the end of the manuscript on a separate page. It provides information necessary for finding any sourse which the manuscript refers to. Every quoted sourse must be listed in the references. Alternatively, every quoted sourse must appear in the reference list.

Name of the reference list – References. Centered alignment of the title.

The numbers of the sourses are organized in the same order as they appear in the text.

If the article has from 1 to 6 authors, all of them must be listed through commas. If there are more than 6 authors, the first 6 must be listed and followed by «et al.» in the end.

Shorten the number of pages where applicable (for example, for pages 123-124 list 123-4).

If the publication has a DOI, give it after URL.

Abbreviate month names in the dates of publications, according to the abbreviation rules of the mentioned country.

Give abbreviations for journal names. To learn the acceptable abbreviations click the following link:



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